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NATSO, Trade Associations Press for Uniform Data Breach Law

September 13, 2017

NATSO, Trade Associations Press for Uniform Data Breach Law

NATSO joined trade associations representing more than a million businesses in telling Congress that any new federal law on data breach notification should apply to all industries that handle consumer data.

FTC Revises Rules for Gasoline Dispenser Labels

January 21, 2016

FTC Revises Rules for Gasoline Dispenser Labels

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has amended its Fuel Rating Rule (prescribing labeling requirements on fuel dispensers) as it pertains to gasoline-ethanol blends with greater than 10 volume percent ethanol (E10). The rule is generally designed to update the requirements to accommodate the sale of ethanol blends between E10 and E85 (such as E15). The amendments do not alter the current labeling requirements for E10, diesel, biodiesel, or biomass-based diesel.

Federal Trade Commission Considers Wading Into E-Cigarette Regulation

January 14, 2016

Federal Trade Commission Considers Wading Into E-Cigarette Regulation

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has asked the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to authorize a study of e-cigarette sales and marketing, potentially injecting itself into a contentious debate that will become more intense in the coming months when the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is expected to adopt a final rule regulating electronic cigarettes and vapor/liquid nicotine products.

FTC to Investigate Oil Firms' Renewable Fuels Practices

August 26, 2013

FTC to Investigate Oil Firms' Renewable Fuels Practices

The Federal Trade Commission said that it will look into allegations by two midwestern lawmakers that oil companies may be impeding competition for renewable fuels.